Scholarship Mom Tip #131: Tweet Smart
Jul02

Scholarship Mom Tip #131: Tweet Smart

Does your teen tweet smart? They should. Scholarship judges may be watching and reading your teen’s tweets!

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Scholarship Mom Tip #65: Think before you tweet
Mar27

Scholarship Mom Tip #65: Think before you tweet

Careful if you’re using Twitter both for scholarships and to vent. What’s posted and tweeted can never be fully erased.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #55: Search on Twitter
Jan16

Scholarship Mom Tip #55: Search on Twitter

Sure, everyone thinks to use Google to search for scholarships, but what about Twitter?

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Smart College Visit Logs 10,000th Tweet
Mar23

Smart College Visit Logs 10,000th Tweet

Z. Kelly Queijo, March 23, 2012 It was exciting to write the 10,000th Tweet for @collegevisit. I really thought long and hard about it. I considered sharing the most popular post on Smart College Visit's blog, or thanking a bunch of followers (but all 2030 won't fit in a single tweet!). I thought about sharing an inspirational quote, and then it hit me — that the thing that I love most about Twitter is meeting people and making connections, and even friends.  So, it only made sense that my 10,000th tweet reflect just that:    And, a very special thanks to Jane Kudlow (@CvlKudlow)–who I met on Twitter–for snagging this moment and sending me the image.  Twitter is news and good karma all rolled into one.  If you're college-bound and not Twitter, you should be (even if it's just to listen, research or follow): 6 Reasons College-Bound Teens Should Use Twitter If you're don't follow #CampusChat on Wednesday nights, you should–especially if you are college-bound–the information shared here comes from parents, guidance counselors, college admission professionals and higher ed experts: What is #CampusChat More tweets to...

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Smart College Visit Twitter Lists

Want to keep up with information from colleges but don't want to take the time to subscribe to hundreds of schools? No problem – subscribe to the Smart College Visit Twitter Lists instead. Check out the lists below and click on the link to access the list via Twitter.  The Seven Sisters - Six of the top-ranked, prestigious Women's Colleges originally known as members of the "Seven Sisters."  Women's Colleges (all female colleges) - 22 Women's Colleges in the U.S. Top-Engineering-Schools - Best undergraduate engineering programs by US News & World Report 2010 Colleges and Universities - 131 U.S. 4-year institutions  Our lists are growing (with the exception of the Seven Sisters)! To get your school added, please follow @CollegeVisit and we'll add you on. Are there other groups of colleges you'd like to see? Use the comment form below and let us know or send a DM on...

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We’re on Twitter
Nov11

We’re on Twitter

The Twitter name for SmartCollegeVisit is @collegevisit. We invite you to follow us to keep current on information related to college visits. We've also set up the hashtag #collegevisit to make it easy for everyone to post and track information related to visiting colleges. Hashtags are simply a way to group tweets. It's easy to search by hashtag name (#name of hashtag) so you can see all of the tweets related to that specific topic. Here's a partial list of hashtags used in Twitter posts that relate to colleges/higher ed: #admissions#college#colleges#collegevisit#highed#highered#recruiting#universities#university If you know of other hashtags related to higher ed, please let us know by using the comment form below. We thank you for following us on Twitter @collegevisit. Image courtesy of...

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